Vet School sponsors art contest for children


Special to The Dispatch



Lights, camera, action! The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine is inviting children to submit artwork that showcases animals on the "silver screen." 


As part of the 2012 Nestle-Purina Human-Animal Bond Lecture Series, the MSU-CVM is sponsoring an art contest for children in first through fifth grade. Children are asked to submit an original print, drawing or painting that fits within the theme "Animals in Movies." The artwork should be no larger than 11-by-14-inches, and only one entry per student is allowed. The deadline for submission is Oct. 5. 


Winners will be announced by Oct. 15, and all of the art work will be displayed in the MSU-CVM second-floor foyer from Oct. 22-26. First, second and third place winners will be awarded a certificate and invited to have their picture taken with Bully on Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m. 


Contact Melissa Montgomery at 662-325-5170 or [email protected], or visit to get a registration form.



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